Getting To Know You- Mississippi Women Bloggers

I’m participating in a link-up today at Mississippi Women Bloggers. What part of Mississippi are you from? I live in the Delta. My husband and I have an 8 year old son and two very spoiled cats. How long have you been blogging? 5 years. I’m pretty sure that makes me a dinosaur in blog […]

Orbit For Kids

DSCF9768.jpg

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Orbit for Kids. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating.   Good oral hygiene for kids is so important.  We learned that early on when my son had to have a dental […]

Conserve Water This Summer- WaterSavers Giveaway #sponsored

WaterSavers-Summer-Prize-Package.jpg

I love taking our car through the car wash and I actually have a favorite one in town that I prefer to go to because the soap smells so good when the car is being washed. I know. I used to hand wash my cars when I was younger (think teens and twenties), but now […]

The Patriotic Ring Bearer

Four years ago I made this post about how my son shined his behind in my cousin’s wedding.  Yesterday while cleaning out a drawer, I found the old camera it was recorded on and popped out the memory card to see if I could salvage the video.  It came right up, so I played around […]

New Library- A Sneak Peek

2013_0715July0102.jpg

  I’ve spent a few days working in my new library, cleaning things out and getting ready for the start of school in just a few weeks.  I’m not quite ready to show it all off yet, but I wanted to post a little “sneak peek” of this amazing new room I will be working […]

#BrilliantHEClean Laundry Tips & Prize Pack Giveaway

maytag-giveaway.jpg

My Maytag washer and dryer has made me love doing laundry.  It really is a huge help to have smart, efficient machines that take the guesswork out of settings and drying time.  I also love the fact that I can wash and dry larger loads.  Did you know the average family does around 400 loads […]

Using Old Children’s Books As Teachable Moments

2013_0715July0139.jpg

In May when I was packing up the library at school, I ran across this older, sweet children’s book.  The book, Questions Children Ask by Edith and Ernest Bonhivert, had a copyright of 1969, with previous editions dating back to 1956.   Because of its age and physical condition, it was weeded from the collection […]